10 St. Patrick’s Day Treats & Crafts

St Patricks Day Crafts

Being Irish, I’m a nut for St. Patrick’s Day. Red Hair?! Check. Ability to drink Bailey’s or Guinness at a moments notice?! Check and Check. Green wardrobe?! But of course! Now to finish getting ready for this fun day, here are 10 crafts and treats we love that will make your St. Patty’s Day a […]

Shop Small This Saturday, November 29


As I’m typing this, I’m watching my Facebook feed fill up with pictures and status updates from my friends who are already out there shopping on Black Friday. Some of them have been at since they finished eating Thanksgiving dinner! I don’t fault them–I just can’t do it. There’s not a discount deep enough to […]

Thanksgiving Recipe Round-up & Grocery Deals Guide {Free Printable}


This is it! The weekend that everyone starts preparing for the holiday ahead. We’ll be busy sprucing up our homes, firing up our ovens for lots of baking, and of course cleaning out the fridge to make room for all those leftovers! I’m off the hook for hosting this year, and I’m excited to spend the […]

Barnes & Noble’s Discovery Weekend & Holiday Gift Ideas #BNDiscovery

BNDiscovery Minecraft

Last night I attended an exclusive preview of Barnes & Noble’s Discovery Weekend happing November 21 – 23rd. Being a teeny-bopper at heart, I was especially excited to learn what Nick Jonas had to do with Barnes & Noble. I heard rumblings of some sort of something, so I drove to Aurora, Colorado to meet […]

Tasty Tuesday: Lemon Cornmeal Bundt Cake

lemon cake

Easter is just a few days away, and I’ve been charged with bringing the dessert for our family’s celebration. Nothing says “Spring” to me, more than the bright, tart flavor of lemon. This cake is one of my family’s favorites: I get requests for it year round but especially in Spring and Summer. It’s very […]

Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs Spreads the Holiday Cheer

Cheyenne Mtn Resort Holiday

Recently I was invited to take the kids down to Colorado Springs and visit the Cheyenne Mountain Resort for some holiday treats. One thing led to another, sick kids and broken collar bones, but finally we get to take the trip this weekend. The boys and I are so excited!  From their site: Tucked away […]

Tasty Tuesday: Iced Oatmeal Cookies

oatmeal cookies

Now that it’s officially December, it’s time for decorating and baking tasty treats! This week I will be rocking my Christmas playlist and baking these scrumptious cookies to nosh on while the family trims the tree together. They are easily made in a food processor or a stand mixer, and the recipe makes LOTS. Plenty […]


Royal Gorge Santa Express

    This year, the Santa Express Train will kick off its run to the North Pole by hosting 700 children and adults from Starlight Children’s Foundation, Fremont County Department of Human Services and Starpoint, in Canon City, for a special sneak preview event Thursday, November 21. This spectacular 1.5 hour ride through Colorado’s Royal […]

This Holiday’s Most Wanted Toys & A New App That Makes Shopping Easier!


Last week I attended the TimetoPlayMag.com Holiday Showcase in New York City. As always the event was the highlight of my travel all year! What could be better, good friends, great companies and TOYS! With three boys in the house, I made a bee line for LeapFrog, LEGO and Jazwares. I’ll explain why in a […]

Honeybaked Ham Now Has Pop-Up Stores in King Soopers! {Plus a Giveaway!}

Honeybaked Ham Giveaway

Thanksgiving and Christmas wouldn’t be the same without a holiday Ham! I can never seem to cook one properly and with all of the sides to prepare, who has time for it?! 99% of the time I leave it up to Honeybaked Ham. In fact, the past 3 Easters and Christmases alone I’ve said forget […]

The 2012 ColoradoMoms Holiday Toy Guide

2012 Holiday Toy Guide by ColoradoMoms.com

Hot off the presses! We have scoured toy stores, researched websites, stalked the UPS man, stayed up past bedtime, all to bring you this years list of the MUST HAVE toys of the season. From infant to teenagers, boys and girls alike will love our list and beg for these toys.   Click here to […]

Skylanders Spyro’s Adventures Perfect for the Holidays


I have 3 boys so it’s no surprise we have a ton of video games. We have Nintendo DS’s (plural), Wii’s (plural), iPods, PS3, iPad, you get the jist… So whenever I have the chance to review something even minutely connected to the gaming world, the boys freak the freak out. This time, I wasn’t […]